Can you believe it's been almost six years since the Keystone XL pipeline extension was proposed? I can't. The application was filed in September 2008 -- just a few months after we launched the Pickens Plan -- and it still hasn't been approved.
This is a Christmas present, and it was put at our front door by the Canadians. Over 200 billion barrels of oil are available from our neighbor. Unlike the 1.7 million barrels we import every day from the Middle East, we won't need to send our military overseas to protect this oil. All we need is a decision!
The Keystone deal is a no-brainer. It has so many advantages for America and no disadvantages. You know where I stand. Watch this video and let me know where you stand.